On July 29, 2022, House Republicans published a white paper outlining several steps their conference will secure the southern border in the case they retake the House in the 2022 midterms.
United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encountered 207,416 migrants at the southern border in June 2022. According to the Daily Caller, this is the fourth consecutive month that the agency encountered north of 200,000 migrants.
In total, CBP has encountered over 3.9 million migrants at the border with Mexico ever since Joe Biden was installed in office. This report called attention to 800,000 known “gotaways” taking place in this time period.
Republicans indicated that they will pass the Border Security for America Act. Under this legislation, the wall at the southern